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Security services foil Christmas Day cathedral terror plot

Police and security services in Australia say that they have foiled a Christmas Day terror attack that had been planned against Melbourne’s Anglican Cathedral.

23 December 2016

Bishops respond to Christmas market terror attack

Bishops with responsibility for churches in Europe have responded to last night’s terror attack on a Christmas market in German’s capital Berlin.

20 December 2016

Church of Pakistan reflects on Archbishop Justin Welby’s visit

The Church of Pakistan has reflected on the “short and brief, but very hectic and blessed” visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury earlier this month.

30 November 2016

Archbishop Justin Welby meets Pakistan terror victims

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has made a solidarity visit to Pakistan to meet victims of anti-Christian terror attacks. 

21 November 2016

Church of Pakistan remembers its martyrs

The Church of Pakistan has designated 22 September – the anniversary of the 2013 attack on All Saints Church in Peshawar – as the Day of the Christian Martyrs in Pakistan.

18 October 2016

Nigerian primate's "delight" at release of Chibok girls

The release of 21 schoolgirls who had been held by Islamist terror group Boko Haram has been met with “delight, relief and optimism” by the Anglican Church of Nigeria.

17 October 2016

Candlelit service for Davao night market bomb victims

The Bishop of Davao, in the Philippines, Jonathan Casimina, has led a candlelit memorial service at the site of last week’s terrorist attack at the Roxas Night Market.

09 September 2016

Services mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks

The fifteenth anniversary of the world’s deadliest terror attack will be remembered in special services and events in New York City this weekend.

07 September 2016

Bishop condemns night market bomb terror

The Bishop of Davao in the Philippines has condemned “in unequivocal terms” a bomb attack in the city’s night time market on Friday that killed 14 people.

05 September 2016

Security guard dies foiling Peshawar terror attack

A security guard at a church in a Christian colony in Peshawar foiled a major terror attack this morning; before being killed in a subsequent gun-battle.

02 September 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.